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CNN
Sep 25, 2012 1:00pm PDT
on the campaign trail, erick, paul ryan, the republican vice presidential nominee, he's making some serious accusations against joe biden. but joe biden is responding. listen to what joe biden said today. >> for the previous eight years all the policies that congressman ryan voted for and governor romney said he supported, all those policies in a mere eight years, they doubled the national debt. they doubled the national debt from what they inherited in 2001. >> he's right on that because the debt was about $5 trillion when president bush took office, more than $10 trillion when he left office. i think he's referring to the two tax cuts that weren't paid for, the precipitation drug benefits that weren't paid for, two wars, iraq and afghanistan that weren't paid for that caused so much, at least 80% or 90% of that debt. >> well, you know, i actually don't think the wars caused added as much, but a lot of stuff did. here's a fact as well, yes, president bush left office with a double national debt. here's another fact the democrats don't like. president obama has added more to the national de
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> reporter: romney and his runningmate paul ryan cap malpractice insurance, cut made by $810 billion over the next ten years, give states more control over their medicaid funds. overhaul medicare. the overhaul, people now younger than 55. when they reach retirement will have the option of getting a voucher to purchase private insurance or they could stick with traditional medicare. >> this financial support system is designed to guarantee that seniors can always afford medicare coverage, no exceptions. >> reporter: while the repeal of obama care would get rid of the prescription drug benefit to seniors, romney doesn't want to take out all of the loss provisions. >> we have to make sure that people who have pre-existing conditions are able to get insured and that folks that don't get sick don't get dropped by their insurance company. >> reporter: the president of the american action forum. he doesn't support the current health care law. >> the amount we spend on medicare has to be cap aed, they just disagree on how to get there. romney and ryan says what we're going to do is give the money
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 2:00am PDT
. for example, listen to what paul ryan, romney's running mate, had to say about obama's foreign policy yesterday while campaigning in ohio, zoraida. >> i think the president on too many occasions has deferred our foreign policy leadership to the u.n. security council, to the u.n., this means russia and china get to veto what we want to do. why do we want to give them that kind of clout over our national security interests? >> the goal here is to paint president obama as projecting weakness. ryan yesterday compared the situation in the middle east to tehran in 1979. you know, calling to mind the hostage crisis that helped undermine president jimmy carter's re-election bid. we've heard that many times before, zoraida. we'll see if that works this time. >> both candidates are speaking this morning. what do they hope to accomplish today. >> for the president, being president has -- is both an advantage and burden. the burden as elise mentioned earlier, he has to soothe anxieties both here and overseas about the middle east. but politically, he gets to look presidential. mitt romney doesn't
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 8:00am PDT
there is a brand new cnn poll of polls, and it shows the romney/ryan ticket is running six points behind the obama/biden ticket. we've also got some new florida numbers as well. that shows a four-point edge for the democrats. let me remind you, that's a poll of polls, so the numbers are the numbers. there's no margin of error. what you see is what you get, at least according to the poll. we're going to hear from the president again next hour. we'll speak at the clinton global initiative. he will take his turn -- like i said, busy day. don't try to drive in new york city. oh, my lord. now, though, wolf blitzer gets to rest quietly in busy washington, d.c. he joins me live t talk a little bit about this. when i watched governor romney speaking at the clinton global initiative, a, he looked very presidential as he gave this address. b, he talked foreign aid and foreign policy, and i want to get your take on his word. look, we spend a lot of money on foreign aid around this world. are we doing it the right way? he says no. >> are you running a sound bite or do you want me to just talk? >> i want you t
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, this is a guy who doesn't even like unions. vice presidential candidate paul ryan, you know, you just had to come in and nuke the moment, didn't you? >> it is time to get the real refs and you know what, it reminds me of president obama and the economy. if you can't get it right it's time to get out. >> all right. well, other than that, if we all agree, what is the hold-up? mitch albom is "outfront" tonight. he's author of "the time keeper." mitch, great to see you. it's obviously been reported two sides are meeting today. what are the odds that this is going to get settled? >> not so great. they are actually still pretty far apart. you would wonder why a league that makes $9 billion in revenue is worried about maybe about $10 million apart on a package for the referees, but it's a bit of a power struggle going on and those on the inside say even with all this controversy and these terrible -- it wasn't just that one, it was a whole weekend's worth of bad plays, it still may not be settled any time immediately. >> let's go through some of the sticking points, just because i found it so ir
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
on the president's foreign policy 37 ryan drawing a parallel to the iran hossage crisis in 1979. >> he made the case the power of his personality and purchase situation powers would calm things in the muslim world. would make people respect us and like us that much more. i mean, they are on tv and -- reminds you of 1979 tehran but they are burning our flags and capitals all around the world. they are storming our embassies. we lost four of our diplomats. >> wolf blitzer who covered 1979 tehran would say not quite so much. at least certainly not at this stage yet. he spent a lot of time there and he says that's overstating it. >>> also criticism today about why the president is not meeting with any world leaders face t face. he will make a stop at "the view." robin wexler, former democratic congressman. he is an obama supporter. thank you for talking with us. why is he not doing any of these one-on-one meetings when you look back historically, president bush met with a list of leaders. even just last year, president obama himself was meeting with 11 leaders. why not meetings one-on-one? seem
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